Winter Tree House Building

Most people, when building tree houses, never consider winter construction because they want to be inside when it’s cold outside. But there are a few good reasons to build during the winter. Building tree houses during winter may reduce construction induced stress on the host trees. Here’s 3 reasons why: … Continue reading Read more »

Interesting Materials for Tree Houses

Question from Bill, Gloversville, NY “Where can I find materials for my tree house? What do you suggest for roofing and siding?…” Well, Bill, part of the fun in building tree houses is using some materials that you find yourself in your local area. Many simple kids tree houses use … Continue reading Read more »

Zip Lines from Tree Houses

Introduction to Zip Lines from Tree Houses Zip lines are great fun, but they can also be dangerous. Make sure that they are built properly, along with the tree houses that serve as the zip line launching platforms. There is a lot of variety in zip lines, and this post … Continue reading Read more »

Why we Build Tree Houses

Top 7 Reasons People Build Tree Houses 1.Tree Houses are Escapes from the “Normal.” To many, the appeal of tree houses is that you don’t see them every day. True tree houses, that is, structures supported by trees or built closely around them, are less common than pools, boats, play … Continue reading Read more »